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NBC
Aug 4, 2013 6:00am PDT
since the u.s. braced for retaliation after american special operations killed osama bin laden two years ago. this time, multiple sources tell nbc news the threat originates from yemen from a plot by al qaeda's branch in the arabian peninsula. the suspected target or targets are not just american diplomats in embassies, but western interests in general. we're told the threat is credible, serious and time for now the tail end of ramadan. the location is believed to be in yemen, but some u.s. officials worried plotters could try to strike beyond that country and initiated a blanket, catch-all response. >> this is a serious threat, but it should be noted in light of what happened in benghazi that officials are taking no chances whatsoever. >> reporter: so why al qaeda in yemen? it has a core group of skilled bomb makers and propagandists who operate in areas where the government has little authority. the group is motivated and aggressive and under attack. last month one of the top leaders was killed in a drone attack. the group wants revenge. but when? u.s. officials have told us that
NBC
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
tell nbc news it was this man who replaced osama bin laden to head al qaeda that said he wanted to do something big. a massive attack during these, the final days of the muslim month of ramadan. the target wasn't very specific, but the assassins tapped for the job were. al qaeda's most capable branch located in yemen, but they were intercepted leading washington to close 20 posts at least through the weekend and issue travel alerts through august. >> we have to be continually vigilant and have been. >> reporter: today americans were told to leave yemen where al qaeda established a base. >> they have people that are very determined and very patient in attempting to carry out these attacks against the united states. >> reporter: they have especially skilled bomb makers. it was al qaeda in yemen that put an underwear bomb on a flight to detroit and sent a printer cartridge bomb to chicago. it's no surprise the man that took over from bin laden tapped his branch for a big attack. it's been creative, aggressive, and determined to attack the united states. yemeni officials say there was an
NBC
Aug 15, 2013 7:00am PDT
spend part of the night osama bin laden was killed? the surprising admission coming from a former aide. >>> and we've got a special thursday morning concert from jimmy buffet out on the plaza. yes, there are some parrot heads out there. i said it before. when i grow up, i want to live the life of jimmy buffet. >> i know. >> this guy's got it figured out. it just spells fun. >> take us to margaritaville. >> we'll have that concert in our 8:30 half hour and more ahead but first we'll take a look at your local news and weather. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] breathe easy in your home, get a two pack of filtrete micro allergen air filters for only 18 dollars at lowe's. to fly home for the big family reunion. you must be garth's father? hello. mother. mother! traveling is easy with the venture card because you can fly any airline anytime. two words. double miles! this guy can act. wanna play dodge rock? oh, you guys! and with double miles you can actually use, you never miss the fun. beard growing contest and go! ♪ i win! what's in your wallet? sthat is why i'm through thed moon to present ou
NBC
Aug 15, 2013 4:00am PDT
osama bin laden. now the president's former bodyguard, body man reggie love, says the commander in chief was not there the whole time. he said that he reportedly played cards to distract himself from the day-long ordeal. >> most people were like down in the situation room. he was like, i'm not going to be down here. i can't watch this entire thing. so he, myself, pete, the white house photographer marvin, we must have played 15 hands -- 15 games of spades. >> many officials declined comment but former counterterrorism adviser michael lighter who is now an analyst for nbc news, says mr. obama was present during the time of the actual raid. >>> a wildfire in park city, utah has destroyed 14 homes and is threatening hundreds more. it's also burned several outbuildings and boats. it's scorched now 2,000 acres and is just 25% contained. wildfires are now burning in at least 11 western states from alaska to new mexico. >>> tearful testimony from michael jackson's ex-wife at his wrongful death trial. debbie rowe says his tolerance for pain was low. doctors sometimes tried to do -- tried to outd
NBC
Aug 7, 2013 4:00am PDT
couriers, which were what led us to osama bin laden but were very hard to find. >> reporter: on tuesday, the u.s. found four al qaeda suspects and killed them, looking for the group's chief bomb maker. despite a worldwide terror alert, president obama on leno last night said there's really no reason for americans to avoid their international travel plans, betty, he says that you can go, just be careful. >> absolutely. good advice. thank you. >>> he addressed everything from edward snowden, to lunch with hillary clinton. >> if there's a lawbreaker or an alleged lawbreaker in their country, we evaluate it and we try to work with them. they didn't do that with us, and in some ways it's reflective of some underlying challenges that we've had with russia lately. i think putin and russia have a big stake in making sure the olympics work, and i think they understand that for most of the countries that participate in the olympics, you know, we wouldn't tolerate gays and lesbians being treated differently. she had that post-administration glow. when folks leave the white house, two weeks
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 9:00am EDT
pakistan is on the way to defeat. >> president obama with the marines this week. osama bin laden is gone, but his number two man is still around, and so is his personal assistant, who has planned an attack on american targets, leading to the closing of 19 embassies and the stat department has ordered nonessenential staff to leave te u.s. consulate and issued a travel warning. colby, the game is not over. >> the game is not over and raises questions about the information that led to the decision and how we got it. it goes back to the mega-data that has been gathered. does it suggest there is value in what they have done? the activity that we have been reading about -- there is fruit from it that allows them to take the action they have taken? the threat has not gone away. >> how about this -- we do not want another benghazi? is that the message? >> it islear part ofof the motivation was because of benghazizi, the embarrassment, e fact the sto will not go away and we dnot have explanations as to why the warnings were ignored, etc., but there is a larger problem in that al qaeda has metasta
NBC
Aug 20, 2013 5:00am PDT
company which owns mcafee did very well in the stock market on monday thanks to ainge osama bin laden upgrade by a sij analyst. the stock market really looking for any good news it can find. we had four days in a row of down days, the first time that's ever happened in 2013. a lot of worry about the fed. we get their meeting minutes tomorrow. hewlett packard reports tomorrow as well. >>> 5:55 right now. christina loren is back to check your weather. good morning, young lady. >> good morning to you. we told you we would show you impressive viewer pictures, jon and laura. this is one of those pictures. this is from amir who was able to catch a picture of all that lightning out there. we appreciate you getting us these pictures. make sure you do it from a safe place. we don't want any unnecessary accidents. just spectacular to show you this this morning. likely you heard the thunder in the south bay. that's where we had the most action. today that action shifts a little more inland. i'm going to show you where coming up in my next report. you have the best chance for seeing those thunder
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2013 11:00pm EDT
the country's capacity for self-inflself-infl icted damage must have astounded even osama bin laden and he points out there is always a nightmare for example of acquiring, terrorists acquiring weapons of mass distraction but nothing would give the terrorists and a greater satisfaction than we focus obsessively on the remote possibility and restrict their lives and liberties accordingly. >> guest: i think this is always a difficult debate. i think if we step back and look at it since 9/11 the united states even though we are one of the most open and free countries has remained frankly open and free. we have continued to have super bowls and have continued to have people travel abroad. we have robust trade with our allies around the world. so this type of limited action i would use the analogy is like a hurricane. we have weather forecast that says there is going to be a storm and we are battening down the hatches and if you live in these places as the storm passes , great but this administration is leaning forward in a way that i think is professionally responsible and they are being
NBC
Aug 15, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >> tragic. 6:15. the night of the u.s. raid on osama bin laden's compound president obama left the situation room to play cards, that is according to the president's bodyguard at the time. reggie love was a president aide who shadowed the president almost all times. love told an audience president obama left the situation room at times that night reportedly telling love, i can't watch this whole thing. love says he, the president and some other men played 15 games of spades that night in the white house. the director of a u.s. national counterterrorism center says the president did leave the situation room at some points during the evening, but the president was in the situation room for the actual raid. so far no comment from the white house. >>> right now let's check the business and tech world. new this morning, cisco chairman john chambers playing the grim reaper today addressing his employers. he'll tell them who is getting laid off. >> scott mcgrew, 4,000 jobs will go. while we still don't know specifically where, we have to guess san jose could be hit hard. >> pretty hard. t
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